Urban Meyer

Midwest recruiting scene just got a little more crowded

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Way back in June, we took a look at the lay of the land in the Midwest, and noticed how the recruiting world might be shifting a bit. Back then, big news was that Russell Wilson — given his walking papers by North Carolina State coach Tom O’Brien — was signing on the dotted line [more]

Mattison has seen both sides of the UM-ND rivalry

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Saturday isn’t just another game for Michigan defensive coordinator Greg Mattison. “I know it’s a huge rivalry for everybody involved in it,” Mattison said. “It’s Michigan. It’s Notre Dame.” He knows because he’s spent eight years on the opposite sideline, coordinating the Irish defense under Bob Davie and then staying on staff under Tyrone Willingham [more]

Urban Meyer and ESPN tackle Irish spring football

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It turns out Urban Meyer wasn’t just in South Bend to be a featured speaker at the Notre Dame coaching clinic, but he was also wearing his ESPN analyst hat when he visited Brian Kelly and company for spring practice. Here’s the segment ESPN produced that aired today featuring Meyer, Kelly, HelmetCam, and the epic [more]

Open practice gives first look at 2011 Irish

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With Notre Dame’s star-studded coaching clinic providing an open door to over 1,000 high school coaches, it also gave the media the opportunity to get their first unfiltered look at the 2011 Irish football team. In a Loftus Center pushing capacity, Brian Kelly and his coaching staff put the team on display for Urban Meyer, [more]